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Friday, Sept. 7, 2018
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CLASS OF 2022
Outstanding students selected as new class of Emory Scholars
The newest Emory Scholars, recipients of the university's top merit scholarships, highlight the extraordinary achievements and exceptional promise of the Class of 2022.

 

CAMPUS
New academic year brings new events, programs across Emory
The nine schools that make up Emory University have big plans for the 2018-19 academic year. Get the stats on their incoming classes, plus a roundup of what's on tap for this semester, including new programs and events.

 

EVENTS
September: 10 free things to do on campus
This month offers fall sports matches, Hitchcock films, music, fitness activities and even a chance to play video games at the Carlos Museum.

 

EVENTS
Emory 21 Days of Peace teaches impactful advocacy to build peace
Emory 21 Days of Peace offers training, service and discussions on building peace at home and abroad, aiming to inspire, educate and empower students with tangible skills.

 

HEALTH
Boyhood disrupted: The fine line between fun and danger
When 9-year-old Brayden Harrison fell out of a tree, his life was saved by Emory pediatric neurosurgeon Andrew Reisner and a novel protocol he created for treating brain injuries in children.

 

ACHIEVEMENT
NSF grant helps Emory sociologists study workplace leadership
The National Science Foundation has awarded a grant to Emory sociologists to study how women can gain legitimacy, and therefore be more effective, as workplace leaders.

INNOVATION
'One Emory: Engaged for Impact'
Emory President Claire E. Sterk and Provost Dwight A. McBride announce a new strategic framework that builds upon the university's strengths to achieve even higher aspirations for academic eminence over the next decade.
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First-year students compete in Oxford Olympics
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The Oxford Olympics, held this year on Aug. 27, is a highlight of New Student Orientation at Oxford College and an evening of zany fun before the seriousness of class registration the following day. See more photos.

Songfest unites first-year Emory students
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Woodruff PE Center was packed Aug. 30 as first-year students competed in Songfest, a beloved Emory College tradition where students from each residence hall perform an original song about their new home. View more photos.
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Take Note
 
Wall Street Journal / Times Higher Education poll ranks Emory among top in nation
Wall Street Journal / Times Higher Education poll ranks Emory among top in nation

New season of Emory Chamber Music Society spotlights award-winning musicians, European tour preview, jazz
New season of Emory Chamber Music Society spotlights award-winning musicians, European tour preview, jazz

Lecture to explore the rich and complex world of Mughal Empress Nur Jahan
Lecture to explore the rich and complex world of Mughal Empress Nur Jahan
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Emory Insider: Resources
 
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In the News
 
Decoding your DNA: What to consider before genetic testing

 

Decoding your DNA: What to consider before genetic testing
Sept. 6 |  Cecelia Bellcross |  U.S. News and World Report

What's happened since California let fewer families reject vaccines

 

What's happened since California let fewer families reject vaccines
Sept. 5 |  Saad Omer |  PBS News Hour

Georgia second in nation in number of women-owned businesses started

 

Georgia second in nation in number of women-owned businesses started
Sept. 5 |  Andrea Hershatter  |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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Featured Events
 
The Educational Garden Project and Planning Your Fall Garden

 

The Educational Garden Project and Planning Your Fall Garden
Come out to learn more about Emory's Educational Garden Project and get tips for planning your own seasonal garden.
When: Sept. 7, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Kaldi's at the Depot, porch
Admission: Free
Timothy Albrecht Performs "Bach Live-lier!"

 

Timothy Albrecht Performs "Bach Live-lier!"
Emory's organist performs an hour of Bach organ monuments, plus Joseph Jongen's "Toccata" from Symphonie Concertante.
When: Sept. 9, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
Race & Difference Colloquium: "Black Flight: Politics of Black International Movement"

 

Race & Difference Colloquium: "Black Flight: Politics of Black International Movement"
Hear Africana Studies professor Candis Watts Smith address the politics of difference and diversity within the U.S. black population.
When: Sept. 10, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Center for Ethics, Room 102
Admission: Free
 
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Volleyball: Emory vs. Whitworth
When: Sept. 8, 1:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center, Gym; also Tufts at 4 p.m.
Admission: Free
 
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Atlanta Beltline Parade Lantern Workshop for Families
When: Sept. 9, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: $25
 
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Carlos Reads: Ovid in the #MeToo Moment
When: Sept. 10, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Board Room
Admission: $60 for Carlos Museum members; $85 for nonmembers; includes the cost of the book.
 
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Atlanta-Fulton Pop-Up Public Library Card Drive
When: Sept. 11, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Level 2
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market
When: Sept. 11, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Intro to QGIS Desktop
When: Sept. 11, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Film Screening: "Thank You for Your Service"
When: Sept. 11, 6:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 101
Admission: Free
 
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Introducing "Quizzes.Next," the New Canvas Quiz Tool
When: Sept. 12, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Meet Me @ Lullwater Walking Group
When: Sept. 12, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Lullwater Preserve, gate
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: R Coding Intermediate 1
When: Sept. 12, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Creativity Conversation: "Portrait of an Activist: A Conversation with Alexia Jones of R2ISE"
When: Sept. 13, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Dance Studio
Admission: Free
 
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